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  • Most, if not all, wrestlers' theme songs will have these. That's kind of the whole point of having theme music for the wrestlers to come out to.
  • Triple H's theme:
    I am the game, you don't wanna play me
    I am control, no way you can change me
    I am heavy debt, no way you can pay me
    I am the pain, and I know you can't take me
    Look over your shoulder, ready to run
    Like a good little bitch, from a smoking gun
    I am the game, and I make the rules
    So move on out, and you can die like a fool
    Try and figure out what the move's gonna be
    Come on over sucker, why don't you ask me?
    Don't you forget there's a price you can pay
    Because I am the Game, and I want to play
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  • Randy Orton's theme:
    I have a voice that is my savior
    Hates to love and loves to hate
    I have the voice that has the knowledge
    And the power to rule your fate
    I hear voices in my head
    They council me
    They understand
    They talk to me, they talk to me
    They tell me things that i will do
    They how me things I'll do to you
    They talk to me, they talk to me
  • Ted DiBiase's Theme
    Everybody's Got a Price
    Everybody's Gotta pay
    But The Million Dollar Man
    ALWAYS Gets His Way! (Evil Laugh)
    Some Men Cost A Little
    Some Might Cost A Lot
    But I'm The Million Dollar Man
    And You WILL BE BOUGHT! (Evil Laugh)
  • Asuka's theme:
    From far and wide and lightyears away
    Cast from the shadows that light my way
    Fallen idols scream yesterday
    Your kings and your queens hit the ground like rain
    From far and wide and lightyears away
    The one force of nature they call by name
    I come from tomorrow to take back today
    I am the future!
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  • The Miz's theme has a few:
    Run away if you see me
    Don't even say my name
    Don't think that you can know me
    Don't try to play that game
    Each day that I get better
    I watch as you get worse
    My script is to the letter
    And I'll write your final verse

    I go inside this light
    I see new life unfold
    Each second I burn brighter
    Your fire is going cold
    You could try to beg for mercy
    Go ahead and try to run
    No escape and no redemption
    Understand the end's begun
  • And of course Mark Henry, courtesy of Three Six Mafia:
    How could I be scared of a man?
    I walk through this land like I run this, man
    Never can you imagine the pain that I bring
    If I say it, I'ma do it, in the streets or the ring
    It's the K-I-N-G in here
    Wildest man in the world and I have no fear
    I'm the mean in the mean, the nightmare dream
    The root of all evil, the weak fear me
    • He's pretty fond of these in the ring, too
    "If I charge for air, you keep your bill paid!"
    "You think it's that easy? I got a lot left in the tank!"
  • "God made The Devil just for fun. But when He wanted the real thing, He made... Aja Kong!"
  • "Exotic" Adrian Street had his own take on the badass boast
    I can tear a telephone directory in two
    Bending iron bars is something else that I can do
    I always pick my teeth with the nearest billiard cue
    So imagine what I could do to you
  • Wrestling promos also often fall under this trope, like "Stone Cold" Steve Austin's "Austin 3:16" promo that is often credited (along with DeGeneration X) with ushering in WWE's Attitude Era.
    "You sit there and you thump your Bible, and you say your prayers, and it didn't get you anywhere! Talk about your Psalms, talk about John 3:16... Austin 3:16 says I just whooped your ass!"
    • Not only that, but just one month after his victory at the 1996 King of the Ring, he provided this gem of a line in another promo:
    "On the eighth day, God created Stone Cold and I'm rewriting the book! I will continue to whip every one's ass until someone's got the guts, the talent, or a machine gun to stop me!"
  • The Undertaker's speech when the Ministry of Darkness sacrificed Dennis Knight on the January 11, 1999 Raw:
    "For I am the Reaper of Men, the Chaser of Souls, the Weaver of Nightmares. I am the heart of darkness."
    • Another Undertaker example: "I built the Devil's house brick by fiery brick, and when I come calling, he still answers me with 'Sir'."note 
  • Pain And Destruction
  • CM Punk's now-legendary Worked Shoot just before he threatened to take his championship and leave WWE after beating John Cena has this:
    Punk: in and day out, for almost six years, I have proved to everybody in the world that I am the best—on this microphone! In the ring! Even on commentary! NOBODY CAN TOUCH ME!
    Punk: Come Royal Rumble, understand, when you step in the ring, your arms are just too short to box with God.
  • Jon Moxley/Dean Ambrose speaks Badass Boast fluently.
    "A lot of people have lost a lot of money betting against me."
  • Raven's best boasts combine with his nihilist outlook to verge on the nightmareish.
    "I am the living, breathing enbodiment of the Khmer Rouge. I am the most unforgiving person on the planet. I am a human cancer. I am a killer, warrior, and slaughterer of so many souls, that even God, Allah, and Buddha, working overtime, are having a hard time keeping score."
  • "To beat me, you have to be better than perfect!"
  • The Oddities' theme by Insane Clown Posse:
    "I'm a sideshow looney, watch me get nuts.
    I do backflips out in fronta mad trucks
    In high school the kids always gave us props
    Cause I was 9 feet tall, and my boy's a Cyclops
    I can swim shark-filled waters
    Yeah, well I can chew nails and spit out quarters"
    • The third verse adds:
    "We's a little bit twisted I'll gladly admit it
    I can unscrew my head off and shoot hoops with it"
  • The Wyatt Family loves this. Few examples.
    Bray Wyatt: "People buy and sell fear. They worship war, they crave war. But I'm not afraid of their wars, I CREATED WAR!"
    Bray Wyatt: "I am the color red in a world of black and white!"
    Luke Harper: "Send us someone. Just don't send anyone you want back."
    Bray Wyatt: "If you look up at me, you will see a friend. If you look down at me, you will see an enemy, but if you look me in the eye, you will see a god."
    Bray Wyatt: "Foolish child, I am the eater of worlds!"
    Luke Harper: "You three boys picked a beautiful hill to die on."
  • JBL is who he says he is:
  • Ryback said before his match with Bray Wyatt at Payback 2015, "Today, the Eater of Worlds gets eaten."
  • Scott Steiner, during his TNA run, and a longwinded, high volume, awesome, bugshit insane boast that explained how he had a 141 and 2/3rds percent chance of beating Samoa Joe and Kurt Angle in a three way match at the upcoming PPV. The promo can be heard here.
  • In a promo for a match against The London Riots in Progress Wrestling, Tommy End of The Sumerian Death Squad said "I am The Devil and I've brought hell with me" whilst pointing towards his tag partner Michael Dante.
  • The Shield had some in their day. It started with Dean Ambrose, before their in-ring debut:
    Dean Ambrose: At the TLC pay-per-view, bring ladders! Bring tables! Bring chairs! The Shield brings the sword.
    • The following year:
    Seth Rollins: We're carved into stone, we're forged out of iron. The Shield (beat) is unyielding.
    Roman Reigns: ...If you ever touch me again, I'm gonna break your old ass in half.
  • Naomi responded to Alexa Bliss pretending she didn't know who she was with...
    "Who am I? I'll show you exactly who I am. Why don't you come step through those ropes? Girl, I will snatch that blonde hair BALD!"
  • Double subverted with Debbie Keitel's debut promo. She says "honestly, I'm nobody" but then reaffirms that she's someone who has worked really hard.